December 2014 Archive

Community Care North Hastings shows appreciation for volunteers

By Tony Pearson It was a seasonal “thank you” with bells on. Last week, Community Care North Hastings celebrated the many volunteers who make possible ...

Wollaston supports Tri-Township Food Basket

By Jim Eadie The final grant allocation for the current fiscal year has been approved by Wollaston Township council at their Dec. 18 regular meeting. ...

Looking forward

By Nate Smelle INTERVIEWING PEOPLE and writing down their stories each week one begins to notice patterns and cycles that take place in and around ...

Looking back

By Nate Smelle LOOKING BACK ON 2014 the word that comes to mind is transition. This past year, people in Bancroft, across Canada and around ...

New play area improves quality of life at the Municipal Dog Pound

By Nate Smelle Cold wintry weather didn’t stop a crowd of 25 animal lovers from gathering at the Municipal Dog Pound on Monck Road in ...

Green Christmas

By Nate Smelle CHRISTMAS IS A TIME TO look back on the year and our lives and reflect upon the positive side of things. It ...

Bancroft council gets down to work

By Tony Pearson Bancroft town council took a few steps last week to improve its roads and utilities, as well as to regularize its finances, ...

Old Tin Shed wins Canadian Retailer of the Year award

By Nate Smelle Local business owner/operators Janis and Peter Whitehead and their daughter Dagny Musclow have reason to celebrate with their team at The Old ...

Painting lounge prepares for pre-Christmas opening

By Nate Smelle After talking with a friend whose daughter is going to school in Boston about a paint lounge on campus where she and ...

Rusting beauty

By Nate Smelle BEFORE THE OFFICIAL opening of artist Don Wilson’s exhibit Aesthetic Fabrications: Photographs of an Industrial Geography I had a chance to walk ...

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